ADA Mission Statement
The mission of the Office of Disability Services is to assist
students with disabilities in achieving access to higher education
and to promote their ongoing personal and educational success, as
well as increase the awareness and responsiveness of the campus
community to students with disabilities.
The Office of Disability Services provides information and
supportive services to students with disabilities. Once students
have provided documentation of a disability as outlined in the
manual, they may be eligible to receive appropriate educational
It is the responsibility of the student to contact the ADA
office to discuss your accommodations and to request that letters
be sent to your instructors each term. The Director of Disability
Services will recommend reasonable and appropriate accommodations
based on the documentation for eligible students with disabilities.
Any student on the university campus or at the centers can provide
recent documentation of one or more disabilities that may qualify
for services under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section
504 of the Rehabilitation Plan. A disability is defined as any
condition that substantially limits one or more major life
activity. Services are contingent upon appropriate documentation of
Following are examples of the types of disabilities that might
Services may include but are not limited to:
New students must request services in person and complete the
documentation process. Once documentation is provided, students
must make an appointment for an intake interview.
Returning students do not need to schedule an appointment to
request services for the semester. Simply email your schedule
including your instructor(s) names, course number and title to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students requesting books on tape, special seating, use of
special equipment, captioning, and interpreters must request these
services one semester prior to anticipated need.
Policy and Procedure Manual
here to view Policy and Procedure Manual.
Click here to view Guide to Reasonable Accommodations for
Teaching Students With Disabilities.
Click here for a Rights
and Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities Form.
For information concerning the Americans with Disablities Act,